University of Missouri researchers introduce a newly updated version of the Bovine Genome Database, a resource intended to improve genome annotation and data mining opportunities for those studying the Bos taurus genome. With such goals in mind, the team used the original B. taurus reference genome assembly, an alternative genome assembly, and RNA sequence data from dozens of bovine tissue types to come up with improved tools for browsing and annotating the genome.

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